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Jackson family runs for father who got them running

...Mike Jackson loved to watch his daughter Karissa, 16, compete on the Juneau-Douglas...with the huge smile, was on his daughter Karissa's shoulder as she stroked through the...actually getting out and doing this," Karissa said. "We ran a lot together. He always...
Unofficially... A great day for a fun track meet

JDHS' Karissa Jackson leads in the hurdles as teammates watch from the side lines during Saturday's unofficial meet between the Crimson Bears, Thunder Mountain and Skagway. Unofficial results and more photos will run in Mondays sports.
Photo: Battle for the ball

Michel Joven, of the Hedgehogs, and Karissa Jackson, with the Mud Dogs, battle for the ball in front of the Hedgehogs' goal during the Juniors game of this year's Holiday Cup. For more photos go online to
Photo: Clearing the field

xzJuneau-Douglas High School track and field members, from left, Cassie Orbistondo, Alison Delabrurer, Karissa Jackson, and Carolyn Chenoweth work to shovel show off the long jump runway at Adair-Kennedy Municipal Park on Thursday.
Photo: JDHS mixed doubles team wins state

...Messerschmidt won the state mixed doubles championship on Saturday in Anchorage after defeating South Anchorage's Eddie Lewis and Karissa Saber 6-2, 6-4. The team of Aaron Cohen and Nathan Graves earned state runner-up after falling 6-2, 6-2 to Lathrop's...
JDHS track returns today at Sitka

...This year's captains on the boys' side are seniors Zach Bursell, Andre Bunton and Jesse Miller. And Maya Rieselbach, Karissa Jackson, and Emily and Samantha Sharp will lead the girls. "This season is looking really great. We're actually out here...
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Students selected for health sciences scholarships

...we were impressed by the remarkable credentials of this year's applicants."Scholarship recipients this year are:?Karissa Jackson from Juneau. Jackson attends Pacific Lutheran University and studies nursing.?Sarah McDermott from Juneau. McDermott...
Cross country in Petersburg

...junior Leah Francis won the Region V Jack Eddy Classic on Saturday in Petersburg with a time of 18:05.00, and freshman Karissa Jackson was second in 20:20, as the Juneau girls finished first with 22 points. Skagway was second in the 3.1-mile...
Correction 18:17.2 last Saturday to place fifth in the open division at Boise, Idaho. An article in Sunday's Juneau Empire incorrectly stated that her time was 21:09. That mark, in fact, belonged to her JDHS teammate Karissa Jackson.
Students selected for BRHF's Edelman Health Sciences Scholarships

...The scholarship program, now in its sixth year, is made possible through the Grace and Phil Edelman Scholarship Fund.Karissa Jackson and Sarah McDermott, of Juneau, were both selected to continue to receive $5,000 in academic scholarships. Jackson...


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